In the Supreme court of Belarus, told about the electoral complaints
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme court of Belarus Andrei Zabara informed representatives of the mission of observers from the Commonwealth of Independent States on the complaints related to the campaign for the election of the President of the Republic, noting that the judiciary in this case "is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", said Tuesday the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
"The twenty-eighth of July 2020 took place in Minsk meeting of representatives of mission of observers from the CIS on presidential elections of the Republic of Belarus with representatives of the Supreme court of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Zabara told about the activities of the Supreme court and lower courts for consideration of complaints related to the issues of the election campaign, emphasizing that the judiciary is built on the principles of transparency and efficiency", - stated in the message on the website of the Executive Committee.
The chief of staff of mission of observers from the CIS Viktor Guminsky has informed the Zabar and other participants of the meeting about the principles of formation and activities of the mission and assured that it will carry out its functions strictly in accordance with the Belarusian legislation, "respecting the sovereignty of the state, objectively assessing the process of preparation and conduct of elections".
"The outcome of the meeting was the agreement about cooperation on informing of the mission of observers from the CIS on results of consideration by courts of the Republic of complaints and appeals received during the election campaign," - said the press service.
Belarus is currently undergoing a campaign for the presidential election, primary election day is scheduled for August 9, early voting will be held from 4 to 8 August. During the election race involved five candidates, incumbent Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko is running for a sixth term.
At the meeting of 14 July, the CEC of the Republic refused to register candidates for the presidency, the two politicians - former head of Belgazprombank Viktor Babariko and former head of the HTP administration Valery Tsepkalo. The number of refusals was appealed to the Supreme court. In the case Tsepkalo, the complaint remained without satisfaction, in the case of Babariko civil case on two complaints have not been initiated due to the fact that the first time the complaint was filed by attorney under power of attorney, and the second time, although the complaint was personally autographed Babariko, according to the court, had violated the terms of its submission.